Alberta Parks

Get the Dirt on the Boreal Forest

Students learn about the importance of soil and decomposition in forest. They do hands-on soil sampling and learn how soil types relate to plant growth. Students also draw relationships between the forest, natural regions and recycling. 

Grade(s): 4
Curriculum: Science
Social Studies
    • Plant communities
    • Plant & animal waste and recyclers
    • The 3 Rs
    • Natural regions
    Field Study
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Location: Cold Lake, Garner Lake, Gregoire Lake, Moose Lake, Sir Winston Churchill or Whitney Lakes Provincial Parks
Max. Group Size: 30 students
Fees: $2
Availability: May-June, September
Booking Information
Updated: Apr 10, 2018